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Online College

Online College: Get Started

Step 1: Get Admitted

Once you decide that taking online courses is for you, apply for admission to ASU-Beebe. For more information, visit the Admissions Office.

Step 2: Get Advised

After you have been admitted to ASU-Beebe, you will be assigned an advisor to help you pursue your academic goals. When you have determined which courses to take, your advisor will release your advising hold within Campus Connect so you can enroll online. Consult the Schedule of Classes for course availability.

Step 3: Get Enrolled

To sign up for classes, log in to the Vanguard Portal via mycampus.asub.edu. Your username will be your firstname.lastname@smail.asub.edu.  Your password will be the first initial of your first name (UPPERCASE), the first initial of your last name (lowercase), your 8-digit birth date (MMDDYY), followed by an exclamation point (!).   Example:  John Doe’s user name is john.doe@smail.asub.edu.  If his birthdate is June 28, 1999, his password will be Jd06281999!. If you have trouble with this, contact our IT department at helpdesk@asub.edu or call 501.882.8827.

Step 4: Get Textbooks

Most online classes require a textbook. You can buy those directly from the bookstore at one of our campus locations or you can order through one of the online campus bookstores found on the Bookstore website. It is expected you will have your textbook within the first few days of class.

Step 5: Get Oriented

If you are new to online learning, we encourage you to take advantage of Online Orientation. You can view video clips online here.

Step 6: Get Logged In

Online classes will be visible to students two days prior to the beginning of the semester/term. You MUST log in to your online classes on the first day of classes (or the first day after you have enrolled during the add/drop period). To access Blackboard, log in to the Vanguard Portal via mycampus.asub.edu. Your username will be your firstname.lastname@smail.asub.edu.  Your password will be the first initial of your first name (UPPERCASE), the first initial of your last name (lowercase), your 8-digit birth date (MMDDYY), followed by an exclamation point (!).   Example:  John Doe’s user name is john.doe@smail.asub.edu.  If his birthdate is June 28, 1999, his password will be Jd06281999!. If you have trouble with this, contact our IT department at helpdesk@asub.edu or call 501.882.8827.  Once inside of the portal, you will see the Blackboard link.  Just click on it and you will be inside of Blackboard.  If you click on the link and it doesn’t work, contact the Bb Help Desk at 501.882.4409.  Students will have access to their online classes two days prior to classes starting.   

Step 7: Get Help

Questions about the online program? Contact the Online College/Distance Learning Office at 501.882.8894 or email onlinecollege.

Need technical help or can't log in? Call the Blackboard Help Desk at 501.882.4409 or email bbhelpdesk. Emails sent to the Blackboard Help Desk must be sent using your ASU-Beebe email address.

The Blackboard Help Desk is open Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Blackboard Help Desk is closed on holidays and when classes are not in session.  In the event of inclement weather the Blackboard Help Desk will be closed if the Beebe campus is closed.